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User Review  - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing

Watch a boy learn to love writing poetry. At first he comes across as aloof, retorting that only girls are into poetry. Don't tell anyone I can write, he begs the teacher, Miss Stretchberry. Little by ... Read full review

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User Review  - sgentr1 - LibraryThing

I thought this was an excellent book. It is such a unique writing style and very easy to read. It is written as a writing journal that gives us only the student’s (Jack) ideas, answers, and questions ... Read full review

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User Review  - KeriLynneD - LibraryThing

One of the criteria for book battle is a poetry book. I am not a fan of poetry AT ALL so I decided to go with this one. I really love Jack! He so cute and shy but creative. I love how he really grows to love poetry and becomes more confident writing it as the story goes along. Fun and cute! Read full review

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User Review  - abergsman - LibraryThing

Wow. I was not prepared for the emotions this book brought out! A wonderfully well written story in poem form. My daughter and I took turns reading aloud each of the journal entries of a young student ... Read full review

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User Review  - EBT1002 - LibraryThing

This is a novel in verse, written from the perspective of a schoolboy coming to terms with poetry. It's a delightful exploration of the process of developing a relationship with poetry as a form of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kate_Schulte078 - LibraryThing

This book would be a good book for older students to read when they are studying poetry. I think students would like this book because they will be able to relate with the narrator, Jack's, feelings of poetry. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

This is at least the third time I've read this gem, and I love it every time. I can't really say anything worthy. We're having a good discussion it in the group Great Middle Grade reads, if you want to join us or even just lurk and learn more. (Jan. 2015) Read full review

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User Review  - SaritaInce - LibraryThing

Written in a clear voice, in a free verse style. Organized in a diary format. Tells the touching story of a boy coming to terms with difficult life situations through a growing understanding and ... Read full review

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User Review  - SimoneAlexis - LibraryThing

Representative of any child who hates poetry, Love That Dog tells the story of a funny, and sometimes sassy boy who hates poetry, but is made to write it by his teacher. Written as a series of free ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tammyhil - LibraryThing

It surprised everyone, including me, when I cried while reading this book aloud to 5th graders. Read full review


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